Yellow Melon (Small pieces): 250gm
Black-eyed Peas: 200gm
Coconut grated (for masala) – 1/2 cup
Coconut grated (for marinate) – 1/4 cup
Refined Oil (for marinate): 2 tbsp
Red Chilli Powder: 1 12 tsp
Turmeric Powder: 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds: 25gm
Mustard Seeds: 25gm
Salt: As required
Water: As required
Soak the peas overnight. Boil soaked peas with salt and turmeric powder in a Pressure cooker. Once it is ready keep it aside. In a blender put grated coconut (1/2 cup), chili powder & cumin seeds. Make a good paste.
Now put melon and peas into a Kadai. Add the masala. Add salt and little bit of water. Boil it for 10-15 mins.
Keep your frying pan into low flame and pour refined oil. Once it is hot, add grated coconut (1/4). Fry it and make it till golden brown. Add mustard seeds. Fry it and pour this into the curry. Stir well and serve hot.